The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, Thursday, at least 24 Palestinians, including children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, among them fifteen from Jerusalem. Army vehicles invaded agricultural lands in northern Gaza.
The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers invaded Nahhalin town, southwest of Bethlehem, searched homes and kidnapped two Palestinians, identified as Abdul-Karim Shakarna, 20, and Mohammad Noâ€™man Yassin, 14.
The Tulkarem office of the PPS, in the northern part of the West Bank, said that soldiers invaded Nour Shams refugee camp, and kidnapped two Palestinians, identified as Odai Shaâ€™ban, 38, and Raâ€™fat Mirshid Ghannam, 30, after violently searching their homes.
The Nablus office of the PPS, in the northern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers also invaded and searched homes, in Madama town, south of the city, and kidnapped two Palestinians, identified as Ali Issam Ziyada and Mohammad Ali Nassar.
Also in Nablus, the soldiers invaded Balata refugee camp, and closed a workshop allegedly involved in the productions of weapons, and that the soldiers located pistols and ammunition.
The Israeli army said its soldiers came under fired from Palestinian resistance fighters in the camp, and that one of them suffered a mild injury before receiving treatment at the scene without the need for further treatment.
In Qalqilia, also in the northern part of the West Bank, the soldiers kidnapped Netham Khadraj, 26, and Rezeq Mohammad Shreim, 35.
In the central West Bank district of Ramallah, the soldiers invaded Beit Rima town, northwest of Ramallah, and kidnapped â€˜Obeida Barghouthi.
In Jericho, the soldiers kidnapped Khaled Jamil Barahma, after summoning him for interrogation at a nearby military and security center.
Also at dawn, the soldiers invaded the towns of Silwan and al-â€˜Eesawiyya, in occupied East Jerusalem, searched homes and kidnapped fifteen Palestinians, before moving them to a number of detention and interrogation centers.
They have been identified as Mousa Odah, 17, Majd Yousef Obeid, 17, Husam Samih Oleyyan, 16, Adham Nasser Sabta, 17, Nadim Mohammad Zahra, 17, Odai Samer Abu Tayeh, Mohammad Ahmad Abbassi, Mahmoud Abu Naab, Mohammad Abu Naima, Mahmoud Abu Najma, Amir Abu Najma, Omar Abu Khater, Mohammad Daqqaq, Bilal Nofal and Abdullah al-Kiswani.
In related news, a number of armored Israeli military vehicles, and four bulldozers, invaded Palestinian agricultural lands east of Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, and bulldozed areas close to the border fence.